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Plant a food forest

We only have a little more cool weather left for this Spring.  While we still can plant certain cool weather crops for the next few weeks or so, pretty soon we will only be able to plant heat tolerant tropical … Continue reading

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Some time left for cool weather planting

At the time of writing this we are still blessed with a nice window of cooler weather.  It is a time when South Florida can grow a wide selection of favorite veggies and herbs that will not usually grow well … Continue reading

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Cool weather vegetable and herb plants for South Florida

In South Florida we finally are now getting some cool fall weather and it is the best time to be planting cool weather vegetable and herb plants for South Florida.  This includes many of our favorite annual crops, crops that … Continue reading

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How to Install a Food Forest

What are the specifics of how to start a food forest? Like with all edible gardens, usually the starting point of installation lies in choosing the location.  Ideally the food forest will be planted in a space with full sun, … Continue reading

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Edible South Florida – Spring 2014 issue

I know I am late posting this, but here is the most recent issue of edible south florida. Click here to view the online addition.  I wrote a column about food forests on page 15 and there are a lot … Continue reading

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Grow your own fruit and low maintenance veggies/herbs with a food forest!

When we aren’t working on raised beds and gardens with an annual focus, we are working on food forests.  Food forests are a great way to take up a larger amount of space with plants that you can eat!  Food … Continue reading

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Time for Planting Food Forests

In South Florida we are blessed with the ability to grow food all year long.  Gardeners are able to shift their focus from planting cool weather veggies and herbs in fall, winter, and early spring to planting tropical edible plants … Continue reading

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Edible Gardens at Vizcaya

With the additional help of Slow Food Miami and Wholefoods South Miami, Ready-to-Grow Gardens has recently created 2 edible gardens at Vizcaya. This is a pilot project for Vizcaya to test the waters of possibly creating a historic farm similar … Continue reading

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Edible Gardening in South Florida Spring

  Spring is an exciting time to be doing edible gardening in South Florida.  At the beginning of it one still has enough cool weather to plant short-season winter annuals but it is also a good idea to start planting … Continue reading

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Time to plant cool weather veggies in South Florida

We are finally ready for fall planting now that the weather has started to cool slightly and most hard rains have ended!  In the coming months we are able to grow the best salad greens, tomatoes and much more, right … Continue reading

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